If you're struggling to start your cover letter, here are 6 different variations that have worked for others, along with why they worked. Use them as inspiration for your introductory paragraph.
As a passionate advocate for storytelling and its power to connect and inspire, I am eager to bring my skills and experience to the Communications Coordinator role at Microsoft. My interest in the company was piqued during my college internship at a tech start-up where I gained first-hand experience in leveraging Microsoft's diverse range of software and cloud-based services to develop and execute communication strategies.
After spending years honing my communication skills in various industries and seeing the impact LinkedIn has had on helping professionals around the world achieve success, I am excited to apply for the Communications Coordinator position at LinkedIn. As someone who has personally benefited from LinkedIn's platform and resources, I am inspired by the company's mission to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce.
Growing up in a family of educators, I was always encouraged to value knowledge and effective communication. When I stumbled upon a TED Talk video a few years ago, I was captivated by the seamless merger of these principles. This is why I am thrilled to apply for the Communications Coordinator position at TED Conferences, where I can be part of an organization that empowers individuals to share their ideas and stories in a meaningful way.
As someone who has always been passionate about fostering connections through language and storytelling, I am excited at the prospect of joining the Communications team at The New York Times. Ever since I volunteered as a reporter for my college newspaper, I have admired The New York Times' dedication to journalistic excellence and its ability to keep readers engaged and informed through its insightful reporting.
As a Communications Coordinator driven by a desire to foster engagement and inclusivity through storytelling, I cannot think of a more fitting place to apply my skills and passion than at the United Nations. From the moment I participated in a Model UN conference in high school, I have been inspired by the organization's mission to promote international cooperation and understanding.